A Column By David McNeill

A Column By David McNeill

All the latest articles by world class runner, 2 X Olympian, NCAA All-American, 2010 NCAA indoor and outdoor 5000m champion, and RT columnist, David McNeill.

Teamwork and Social Capital

Teamwork and Social Capital: A Column By David McNeill Published 8/11/2016 Runner's Tribe As I sometimes do on solo runs when motivation is lacking, I plug in my headphones as I head out the door, and listen to a podcast. Last...

Road to Rio Interview with David McNeill: 10,000m

David McNeill took a big step in securing his selection for Rio 2016 by running a 10,000m qualifying time at the Payton Jordan Invite in May 2015 with a time of 27:45.01. Later that year he confirmed his selection...

What can we learn from runners about “getting better”? A Column By David McNeill

What can we learn from runners about “getting better”? A Column By David McNeill Betterment. It’s a virtue that defines what a competitive runner strives for with every training endeavour: to be better. But it’s also a virtue that defines...

Why Don’t We Improve Sometimes? | A column by David McNeill

WHY DON’T WE IMPROVE SOMETIMES? - A column by David McNeill  Too often in my career, I have walked off the track querying my performances; wondering why I ran so poorly when training pointed to something better…or wondering how on...

Runners and Non-Runners: Can We Level With Each Other?

Runners and Non-Runners: Can We Level With Each Other? A COLUMN BY DAVID MCNEILL Netflix and Chill. While it’s still a relatively recent phenomenon to the rest of the world, it’s been the old adage of serious runners for as long...

What I think about when I think about food | A Column By David...

WHAT I THINK ABOUT WHEN I THINK ABOUT FOOD | A COLUMN BY DAVID MCNEILL At the risk of being condescending, and calling all runners control freaks, my experience is that habitual runners (from the hobby joggers to the Olympic...

Don’t Skimp on the Hills | A Runner’s Tribe Column by David McNeill

Don’t Skimp on the Hills | A Runner’s Tribe Column by David McNeill When searching for company for my day-to-day runs during the week, often one of the barriers between running with someone and running alone is the choice of...

Jiminy Cricket: Perspective on “Our Little Voice”: A column by David McNeill

Two weeks ago, I got sick. Debilitatingly and uncomfortably sick. I don't know what it was, but I couldn't eat or get out of bed for four days. On the fourth day, I did get out of bed though....

Keeping an Even Keel: RT Journal By David McNeill

Keeping an Even Keel | Riding the Waves of Success and Disappointment Over two consecutive weekends in February, I won two races. It’s been a while since I experienced back-to-back success like that. The successes I had over the previous...

Running Through the Information Age With Caution – A Column By David McNeill

The modern technological age - first the Internet, and more recently, the advent of social media - has made everyone an expert at just about anything imaginable. Us runners, or at least the obsessive-compulsive variety, are a particularly curious...

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